Thrift Shop Sale • Jan. 22 & 23 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is holding a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds support animal rescue efforts. Donations of new/lightly used items are accepted. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Middlesex County will conduct its Point in Time Count 2010 survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey will assist in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered either outside, in transitional housing, or emergency shelters.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.
STATE — Gov.-elect Christopher Christie said Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Joseph Spicuzzo is unqualified for appointment to a seat on the Sports and Exposition Authority. Spicuzzo, who also has been the Middlesex County Sheriff since 1980, shrugged off a blistering…
HILLSIDE — Volunteers will be at five locations in Middlesex County, to collect frozen turkeys, non-perishable food, and donations on Saturday, Nov. 21.
NORTH BRUNSWICK – Anthem Institute North Brunswick, located at US Route 1 South, will host a Community Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A 2004 Mercedes Benz, a 1998 Ford Expedition and a 2000 Jeep Wrangler will be on the block during Middlesex County’s annual auction of cars, heavy equipment, jewelry and office and computer supplies.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College Child Care Center held its annual end-of-the summer field day on August 20. The program included children from the college’s summer camp program and featured games, face painting, pony rides and a petting zoo.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County’s food distribution program serving more than 70 food pantries and soup kitchens, is seeking food donations to meet the increasing summer demand. “Right now we have reached that ‘perfect storm’ of more needy people requiring food…
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.